Roanoke Opens Season with 9-0 Win Over Guilford

Janny Alvarado
Janny Alvarado

The Basics
Score: Roanoke 9, Guilford 0
Records: Roanoke 1-0 / 1-0 ODAC| Guilford 0-1 / 0-1 ODAC
Location: Salem, Va.

The Lead: Roanoke opened up its spring women's tennis season with a 9-0 ODAC win over Guilford on Friday afternoon in Salem.

How it Happened

  • Roanoke dropped just one game in doubles play to take a commanding 3-0 lead.
  • Jessica Kennedy and Lucy Collins teamed up at No. 1 doubles to top Delaney Taylor and Makayla Mclaurin 8-1.
  • The No. 2 team of Janny Alvarado and Carolyn Kitsock and the No. 3 duo of Kelly MacCluen and Sophie Bartholomaus each won their matches 8-0 to give RC a 3-0 edge.
  • Kennedy would top Mclaurin 6-1, 6-1 while Collins defeated Taylor 6-1, 6-3 in singles. 
  • Kitsock was victorious 6-0, 6-1 over Olivia La Ganza in No. 3 singles and Janny Alvarado knocked off Megan Kimpel 6-1, 6-0 at No. 4.
  • MacCluen and Bartholomaus each won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 5 and No. 6, respectively for the Maroons.

Up Next: Roanoke is off until March 3 when it takes on Wilkes in Hilton Head, S.C.